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Fetal Tissue Research Is Curtailed by Trump Administration

Studies that rely on tissue from aborted fetuses have pitted abortion critics against scientists who say the research helps millions of people.

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'Scary' warming at poles is worrying scientists

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are seeing surprising melting in Earth's polar regions at times they don't expect, like winter, and in places they don't expect, like eastern Antarctica.

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AI reveals hidden objects in the dark

You might not see most objects in near-total darkness, but AI can. MIT scientists have developed a technique that uses a deep neural ...

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Deep reef survey reveals 195 coral species

Scientists have identified 195 coral species among deep reefs in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Earlier surveys revealed only 32 species.

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Microbes that live at the gym are pumped up on antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a health risk that's growing just about everywhere you can imagine these ...

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At climate summit, Trump team again at odds with own scientists

“The Arctic is shouting that something needs to be done," said Rafe Pomerance, chairman of Arctic 21.

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Brazil Green Groups Prepare Climate-Change Contingency Plan

With its wooden walls and posters on protecting forests and fauna, Brazil's pavilion at the U.N. climate talks in Poland offers no hint of the angst at home and abroad over mixed messages on global warming from its president-elect. But campaign ...

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Mysterious 'deep biosphere' may harbor millions of undiscovered species

Scientists say the underground ecosystems are a "subterranean Galapagos" just waiting to be studied.

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Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Atlantic Oil Testing 

Environmental groups opposed to offshore drilling sued the federal government Tuesday to prevent future seismic tests for oil and gas deposits  in Atlantic waters off the U.S. East Coast.  Seismic testing, which uses air gun blasts, violates federal laws that protect marine mammals, endangered species and national environmental policy, ...

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The Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest ice -- a startling sign of what’s to come

The Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice. If this thinning trend continues, scientists fear an added boost to global warming.

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US Agency: Arctic Posts 2nd Warmest Year on Record in 2018

The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, part of a warming trend that may be dramatically changing earth's weather patterns, ...

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The Arctic has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice in three decades, federal scientists report

The finding suggests that the sea at the top of the world has already morphed into a new and very different state, with major implications for the pace of global warming itself.

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The Arctic is in even worse shape than you realize

The Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice. If this thinning trend continues, scientists fear an added boost to global warming.

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Scientists search for marijuana's holy grail — consistent highs

"No one ever knows what they’re getting, and it’s a huge problem," one scientist said.

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East Antarctica's glaciers are melting, survey shows

Scientists have identified a new group of melting glaciers on Antarctica's east coast, long thought to be the most stable of the continent's frozen coasts.

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Scientists discover billions of tonnes of 'zombie' bacteria inhabits the ground beneath our feet

Barely alive "zombie" bacteria and other life forms are thriving miles below the earth's surface, scientists have found after a decade of research ...

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Scientists discover underworld ecosystem teeming with life

Locked within the Earth are organisms that can withstand extreme pressures, temperatures and a lack of nutrients -- changing how we think about ...

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Vast, Zombie-like Microbial Life Lurks Beneath Seabed

Scientists have drilled a mile and a half (2.5 kilometers) beneath the seabed and found vast underground forests of "deep life," including microbes that persist for thousands, maybe millions of years, researchers said Monday. Feeding on nothing but the energy from rocks, and existing in a slow-motion, even zombie-like state, previously unknown ...

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NASA Probe Finds Signs of Water on Nearby Asteroid Bennu

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has discovered ingredients for water on a relatively nearby skyscraper-sized asteroid, a rocky acorn-shaped object that may hold clues to the origins of life on Earth, scientists said on Monday. OSIRIS-REx, which flew last week within a scant 12 miles (19 km) of the asteroid Bennu some 1.4 million miles (2.25 million ...

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Croak to Croon: City Frogs Sing More Alluring Love Songs

City frogs and rainforest frogs don't sing the same tune, researchers have found.   A study released Monday examined why Panama's tiny tungara frogs adapt their mating calls in urban areas — an unexpected example of how animals change communication strategies when cities encroach on forests.   These frogs take advantage of the relative absence ...

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City Action Key to Ensuring 'Climate-Safe Future,' Scientists Say

Compact pedestrian neighborhoods, urban forests and even carbon-sucking technologies must make the to-do list of more city mayors if the world is to ...

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NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders

NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid Bennu has more boulders, moister than scientists initially thought

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NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders

NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid Bennu has more boulders, moister than scientists initially thought

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Wildfire scientists brace for hotter, more flammable future as Paradise lies in ashes

As the town of Paradise lies in ashes, a water and climate researcher warns that history may no longer be a useful guide after California's most ...

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Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

A study featured on “60 Minutes” is sure to alarm parents. Here’s what scientists know, and don’t know, about the link between screens, behavior, and development.

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Scientists Find Some Hope for Coral Reefs: The Strong May Survive

Global warming is ravaging coral, including at the Great Barrier Reef. But it may serve as “one enormous natural selection event,” a researcher said.

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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft already found water on its target asteroid

It didn't take long for NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to glean valuable insights from the asteroid Bennu. The vessel has helped scientists discover water trapped inside Bennu's clays thanks to its two spectrometers, which ...

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